FV GURE UXUA sank, crew rescued, Bay of Biscay
MRCC Gijon, Spain, received distress message from longliner GURE UXUA at around 1520 LT Feb 3 some 50 nm north of Navio, Spain, Bay of Biscay. Vessel reported sinking, 12 crew went into life rafts. Helicopters rescued all 12 fishermen, some of whom suffered hypothermia, and were taken to hospital. Cause of sinking unknown.